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{US Dagrimet fan ‘Waning, DC20872 (@ FEMA JUN ~ 6 2019 “The Honorable John Bel Edwards Governor of Louisiana P.O, Box 94004 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-5004 Dear Governor Bawards “This isin response to your May 21, 2019, request for a major disaster declaration as a result of severe storms and tornadoes that impacted the State of Louisiana during the period of April 24-25, 2019. ‘You specifically requested Individual Ascistance and Public Assistance for Lincoln, Morehouse, and Union Parishes and Hazard Mitigation statewide. ‘The June 3, 2019, major disaster declaration FEMA-4439-DR authorized Public Assistance forthe three requested parishes and Hazard Mitigation statewide. “The damage tothe infrastructure was significant in each ofthe areas designated for Public Assistance, However, based on our roview of ll the information available, including the results of the joint Individual Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessments, it has been determined that the impact to the individuals and households from this event isnot of such severity and magnitude to warrant the designation of Individual Assistance under FEMA-4439-DR, Therefore, your request for Individual Assistance is denied, ‘This denial may be appealed within 30 days ater the date of this letter, The appeal, along with additional information justifying the appeal, should be submited to me through George A. Robinson, [Regional Administrator, FEMA Region VI, located at 800 North Loop 288, Denton, Texas 76209- 3698, Office of Response and Recovery